Upper Peninsula Things to Do, Upper Peninsula UTVing, Off Roading, UP Activities, Canoeing, Hiking, Biking, FishingThe Norwegian Woods
Upper Peninsula Cabin Rental on Manistique River

Upper Peninsula Things to Do
The Norwegian Woods places you right in the center of it all.  We have a large array of wonderful family friendly Things to Do in the U.P.  Our favorite activities for our guests happens to be right out your back door.  We have a nearby livery that offers Upper Peninsula canoeing, kayaking, tubing along with a shuttle service.  Imagine you and your group taking a scenic and tranquil trip on the Manistique River.  This river gives you the most amazing views of the Seney Wildlife Refuge.  This is also the best opportunity for photographers as well.
Click here to visit the Nearby Kayak, Canoe & Tubing Livery at Big Cedar Campground

Best Upper Peninsula Fishing
Many of our guests come back year after year to experience the great fishing opportunities on the Manistique River and within the Seney Wildlife Refuge.  The entire Eastern Upper Peninsula region is a hot spot for, "Catch, Clean & Cook" activities.  For your convenience, we have a grill on our back deck for your catch.  During the peak season, you can expect to hook into a Chinook Salmon.  Other species of fish on the river are  Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Steelhead, Walley, Brown Trout, and Panfish.

Take a trip to many of our nearby waterways also, like the Tahquamenon River, Two Hearted River, and the Fox River.  Our location put you in the middle of several large lakes: Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Big Manistique Lake, Round Lake, South Manistique Lake, Bass Lake, Hulbert Lake, Lake Huron, and Trout Lake. 

Upper Peninsula Things to Do, Upper Peninsula UTVing, Off Roading, UP Activities, Canoeing, Hiking, Biking, FishingYear-round U.P. Fun
If you are looking for a place to visit any season, the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan and The Norwegian Woods has you covered.  Groups and families will enjoy our many outdoor adventures that include: UTVing, Music in the Park, swimming, biking, bird watching, hiking, fishing, golfing, mushrooming, agate hunting, and snowmobiling.

Upper Peninsula UTVing | ORVing | ATVing
The fastest growing sport in the U.P. is UTVing.  We have miles of trails for you and your group to ride.  Fish and Hunt Shop is our nearby outfitter that rents UTVs, ORVs and ATVs.  Just imagine riding 4 or even 6 people at a time in one of the newer models. Visit the link below and make your adventure dreams come true!
♦  Fish and Hunt Shop All Terrain Rentals

For additional Upper Michigan ATV / ORV information, regulation, detailed maps, please visit the Newberry Department of Natural Resources Operation Center located just north of Newberry, at the intersection at M28 and M123.  You can also call their office at:  (906) 293-5131.

Newberry Country Club
The Newberry Country Club, Upper Peninsula's Premiere Golf Course located in beautiful Newberry, Michigan welcomes you. The club is situated on 200 pristine acres in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The course has been redesigned with new bunkers, lengthened holes and new tee boxes. A golf course of unique variety for all levels of golfers situated in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, located 24 miles from the campground.

Agate Hunting
Lake Superior agates can be found all along the endless beaches of Lake Superior. Many visitors the convenient access at both Grand Marais, MI and Deer Park, MI. This area has parking along the lake or at the Muskellunge State Park. Noted for its rich colors, Lake Superior agates are usually red, orange and yellow in hues with banding. These colors are a result of the oxidation of iron.

Mushrooming the U.P.
Mushrooming in the U.P. is a wonderful activity. Mushroom hunters enjoy the open air, viewing wildlife, and eating these prized Morel mushrooms.  Mushrooms usually grow in May or June, depending on temperatures and rainfall.  Make sure to have someone show you what to look for and do some research on how to identity editable mushrooms.

Fall Color Viewing
You and your family will be amazed by the magnificent canvas of color created by our changing leaves. Visit the many various places of beauty during your Upper Michigan fall color tour.  Guests flock to many of our great attractions and towns during the fall: The Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Paradise, Grand Marais, Cross River Bridge, Brimley, Munising, and Manistique (just to name a few).

The Seney Wildlife Refuge Hunting offers hunting for our area guests and residents. The refuge allows for white-tailed deer in the following seasons:  archery, regular firearms and muzzleloading. Other species available for hunts include:  ruffed grouse, American woodcock, snowshoe hare, and black bear.  Click below for more information.
♦  Hunting - Seney - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (

Upper Peninsula Things to Do, Upper Peninsula UTVing, Off Roading, UP Activities, Canoeing, Hiking, Biking, Fishing

Upper Peninsula Snowmobiling
As soon as the snow flies, visitors are getting excited for snowmobiling our winter trails.  Visitors to the cabin will love the excitement of Upper Peninsula snowmobiling.  Hit the trails with friends and family and connect with other trails to get to great destinations.  The Norwegian Woods is located on the hub of hundreds of miles of marked and groomed snowmobile trails.  Our Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce maintains and grooms over 140 miles of snowmobile trails every year.  Our trail system branches out to connect to over 2,500 miles of routes in all directions.  Fish and Hunt also provides rentals for the winter months.
♦  Fish and Hunt Shop Snowmobile Rentals

“SnowGoer Magazine voted the Upper Peninsula the Best Overall Snowmobiling Area, Most Challenging, Most Scenic, and Best Powder Riding in the United States!”

"Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been named one of the top 10 value destinations in the world.  With attractions to rival national treasures, Michigan's Upper Peninsula is an area of stunning natural beauty and charming Norman Rockwell-esque towns and villages."—Lonely Planet Travel Guidebook, "Best in Travel 2017"


The Norwegian Woods
7916 ST HWY M-77
Germfask, MI 49836
Caretakers: John & Melissa Jones
(Owners of the Big Cedar Campground) Phone: (906) 586-6684

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